“He crawled forward and soon understood….the wind’s indignity.”(162). Simon was savagely killed by Jack and the other boys who had left the civilized state of mind behind. Simon was killed because he was mistaken for the beast when he was trying to tell the truth about the beast that they had been fearing all this time actually was. The beast was a symbol in the novel for the boys inner evil and primitivity. By killing Simon, the boys became what they were fearing.
"AHHH! HELP!" He tried screaming, but that made him draw the bears ' attention again, and was quickly killed after the bear clawed him a second time. One of them had stopped in fear, but that was a bad idea. He had already drawn the bears ' attention to himself, and the bear quickly lost interest on the mutilated corpse and ran up to the guy.
He is challenged by this devilish beast; “Aren’t you afraid of me"(143)? Because Simon understands that the true beast is the boys fear that turns them into savages, he simply shakes his head. As Simon returns from his hallucination he sees the man in the parachute that brought fear to the savages. Simon again tries to tell people the truth of the beastie, but falls short. Because the group of boys don’t understand fear, they sadly rip Simon up thinking he was the beast.
In the book, “Grendel,” by John Gardner, Grendel is some sort of supernatural creature that kills the humans and eats them after he is done. So Hrothgar’s men fight to defend themselves against this supernatural creature. However, we see in the book that Grendel has feelings and emotions towards humans. Grendel states in the novel that he thinks Hrothgar’s men are animals and that they waste lives. However, the humans think otherwise, they think that Grendel is a supernatural monster that is here to kill them.
Why things are what they are?” As Simon begins to faint the beast says, “We are going to have fun on this island!” The lord of the flies admits to Simon he is inside all the boys, he is the savagery and the evil that has a hold on them. “Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could kill!” The more wild and deviant the children act the stronger and more real the beast becomes. The beast is seen as a threat to all the boys except Simon, who understands that the beast resides in the boys. Their fear of the beast formed a connection between them until Jack manipulated their fear to create two different groups to maintain power. Savagery is a primal instinct that exists within all humans and isn't something that can be
The chop of the head and put it on a stick, as sacrifice for the beastie. When Simon goes in to the woods and finds the pigs head, it looks like it is talking, it tells Simon that the beastie is in side the boys and that it is not a real thing. When Simon gets back from the woods, the boys think that he is the beastie and they kill him. After this every thing goes wrong, two groups where formed: Ralph, Piggy, Sam and Eric against all of the other boys. Jacks group comes in
But Bard, an experienced archer, with knowledge of Smaug’s weak spot, pierces Smaug’s heart with an arrow - killing Smaug. However Smaug destroys Lake Town. In search of compensation for their aid and losses, the humans of Lake Town and elves march to the Lonely Mountain for a share in the treasure but are denied by Thorin and they end up besieging the Front Gate. Bilbo attempts to make peace by joining the humans but fails. At this moment, an army of goblins and Wargs storm the mountain, and this forces the humans, elves and dwarves to join together to defeat a common enemy.
“‘You should change, change from the bottom of your hearts!’ I said. ‘You most know that in future there will be no place for man-eaters in the world.’” “‘If you don't change, you may all be eaten by each other. Although so many are born, they will be wiped out by the real men, just like wolves killed by hunters. Just like reptiles!’" The society deems the man as mad or crazy, because he resists their mentality of cannibalism, but in reality, the madman himself is the only one who is able to see the truth behind the minds and views of the people. The “madman”, in the story, was actually the only one who could see through the mistakes of cannibalism, and even tries to rescue the people from this mentality, even though he fails.
In the end, the boys are rescued by a naval officer who saw the smoke from the burning island. Golding depicts the flaws of man and modern society through this novel. Fear is a product of our imagination, and the imagination can run wild in the mind of others. Throughout the story the littl’uns say there is a beast on the island, and in chapter 7 , page 123, when Jack, Ralph, and Roger look for this beast on the mountain they see, “...something like a great ape was sitting asleep with its head between its knees. Then the wind roared in the forest,...and the creature lifted its head, holding toward them the ruin of a face,” and they feared the beast that they had found.
5) In this situation Bear recalled the death of his comrades when his CO was incompetent, causing mixed feelings and a harsh reaction. When someone is incompetent, it takes him back to what he experienced in war. So if someone expresses incompetance he acts as if he is, once again, in times of war. On another occasion Bear: “confused a Vietnamese co-worker at the post office with the Vietnamese enemy. He grabbed the man and told him he was going to cut his throat just like his comrades.” (Shay pg.